Option II: Jazz Studies (33 units)
A total of 33 units is required in this option, which prepares students in jazz performance production, composition, recording, and conducting. Students must successfully complete a BM Junior Recital (MUS 3400 ) and a BM Senior Recital (MUS 4400 ).
Option III: Performance (35 units)
A total of 35 units prepares instrumentalists, pianists, and vocalists for professional careers in entertainment and the arts. Performance majors train in a wide variety of genres and styles to prepare for careers as soloists, ensemble musicians, teaching artists in the schools, arts organization members, indie artists, entrepreneurs, and leaders in the field of performance.
Prior to graduation, students prepare and successfully perform a 30-minute BM Junior Recital (
) and a 50-minute BM Senior recital (MUS 4400
Option IV: Music Education (35 units)
A total of 35 units is required in this option which prepares students for careers in Vocal/Choral and Instrumental teaching. Prior to graduation, students prepare and successfully perform a 50-minute Senior Recital (MUS 4400).
Additional Requirements for the Single Subject Credential (2 units)
In addition to the Bachelor of Music degree program in Music Education (Option IV), one upper division course in music technology is required for the credential, is a prerequisite to directed teaching in music, and may be taken either for elective credit, for the degree outside the major, or in post baccalaureate standing. Refer to the Charter College of Education section in the Academic Programs: College-Based and University-Wide chapter of this catalog for regulations governing all teaching credential programs.